THE BIG PICTURE: A Spotlight on Oil-Fired Power

Credit to Author: Tracey Lilly| Date: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 04:00:45 +0000

Discussions about fossil-fueled power capacity are typically centered on coal and natural gas. The former is seeing a marked decline amid climate concerns, and the latter is seeing unprecedented growth, owing to relatively low prices. Seemingly forgotten, but still a major source of power, are plants fired with petroleum liquids. In 2017, according to the […]

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Healy 2: The Story of a Coal Unit’s Remarkable Resiliency

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +0000

Coal is the reason that Healy, Alaska, exists. To ensure low-cost power and reliability to interior Alaska—a remote place that is bereft of gas and has little sun—and sustain regional employment, Golden

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New Jersey’s First Offshore Wind Farm Will Be a Mammoth 1.1-GW Ørsted Project

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Sat, 22 Jun 2019 13:44:45 +0000

Danish renewables firm Ørsted’s 1.1-GW Ocean Wind project is the winner of New Jersey’s first award for offshore wind, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) said on June 21.  Ørsted, with support from Public Service Enterprise Group’s (PSEG’s) non-utility affiliate, vied for the award with two other offshore wind developers that submitted bids […]

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Insights Into Siemens’ Stunning Gas and Power, Renewables Shakeup

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 13 May 2019 03:05:05 +0000

In the days following its May 7 announcement that it will spin off its Gas and Power business, Siemens has fleshed out how and when the carveout will occur, laid out its reasons for lumping its energy businesses together, and put forth a market case for why a business separation may be a “win-win” situation […]

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Trump Acts on Critical Infrastructure Resiliency Against EMP Threats

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 21:44:45 +0000

President Trump has signed an executive order (EO) to boost coordination for and national resilience against electromagnetic pulse (EMP) threats—both from nuclear warfare and natural events like solar superstorms. The action suggests new federal mandates to protect critical infrastructure against EMP events and attacks may be on the horizon.  Senior Trump administration officials from the from the […]

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Trump Acts on Critical Infrastructure Resiliency Against EMP Events

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 21:44:45 +0000

President Trump has signed an executive order (EO) to boost coordination and national resilience to electromagnetic pulse (EMP) threats—both from nuclear warfare and natural events like solar superstorms.  Senior Trump administration officials from the from the National Security Council (NSC), the Department of Homeland Security, and the Department of Energy—who took the unusual step in […]

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The POWER Podcast

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 12:00:27 +0000

The POWER Podcast Archive: How a Major Resort Owner Manages Its Power https://www.powermag.com/how-a-major-resort-owner-manages-its-power-podcast/ An Inside Look at a State-of-the-Art Training Facility https://www.powermag.com/an-inside-look-at-a-state-of-the-art-training-facility-podcast/ FERC and Cybersecurity: It’s Complicated https://www.powermag.com/ferc-and-cybersecurity-its-complicated-podcast/ Prepare for More Distributed Energy Resources https://www.powermag.com/prepare-for-more-distributed-energy-resources-podcast/ Community Solar Power Offers the ‘Best of Both Worlds’ https://www.powermag.com/community-solar-power-offers-the-best-of-both-worlds-podcast/ Insider Bullish on Renewable Energy Industry https://www.powermag.com/insider-bullish-on-renewable-energy-industry-podcast/ Power Plant Control […]

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National Engineers Week: Engineering for the Power World 

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 13:34:37 +0000

This week (Feb. 17–23) is National Engineers Week. “EWeek” as the National Society of Professional Engineers calls it, is a formal coalition of more than 70 engineering, education, and cultural societies, and more than 50 corporations, and government agencies. Its key goal: raising public awareness of engineers’ positive contributions to quality of life.  Over the […]

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POWER Interview: The Future of Power Sector Engineering Amid Market Disruptions

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 13:00:39 +0000

Last December, Danish engineering, design, and consultancy firm Ramboll Group, entered into an agreement to acquire U.S-based engineering and design consultancy OBG. Founded in 1945, OBG has delivered integrated engineering solutions within water, energy, environment and advanced manufacturing, and today, the company says it has extensive client relationships in both the private and public sectors, […]

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Former top Chinese general sentenced to life for corruption

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 10:48:44 +0000

BEIJING — A former top Chinese general has been given a life sentence for taking and distributing bribes and possessing a large amount of property whose origins he could not account for.

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